Definition of Steffens
1. Noun. United States journalist whose exposes in 1906 started an era of muckraking journalism (1866-1936).
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Literary usage of Steffens
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1. The Bookman (1903)
"I believed in the police force, while Mr. Steffens believed it guilty till proven ... The effect of all this, on his own fortunes, was that Mr. Steffens, ..."
2. Report on the Beet Sugar Industry in the United States by United States Federal Trade Commission (1920)
"Steffens PROCESS.—While beet sugar molasses contains a large per cent of sugar it is not ... As just stated, the most common method is the Steffens process. ..."
3. The North American Review by Making of America Project, Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge (1843)
"Born in Norway, educated in Denmark, and, for the greater part of his life, a subject of Prussia, the interests and sympathies of Steffens have been closely ..."
4. The Foreign Quarterly Review by Theodore Foster (1843)
"Be this as it may, Henrich Steffens, born in the Norwegian seaport town Stavanger, the 2d May, 1773, (in the same year with Ludwig Tieck, and the same year ..."
5. The Philosophy of History in France and Germany by Robert Flint (1874)
"Steffens was one of the naturalists of the school of Schelling who elaborated ... But Steffens, Oken, and Carus were the men who, under the impulse of the ..."
6. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of Common Pleas for the by Charles Patrick Daly (1892)
"Steffens B. Steffens 363 Voight, Blake v 398 Stone v. Thaden Tefft, Grant B 49 Talbot v. Doran & Wright Co... 174 Terry, Healey B 117 Thaden, ..."